Englische Weisheiten 4


Blood and thunder.
en] Phrase

Blood blister.
en] Idiom

Blood is thicker than water.

Blood is thicker than water.
en] Idiom

Blood is thicker than water.
en] Phrase

Blood is thicker than water.
en] The bond of people who are family or 'blood relatives' is stronger than the bond between friends or acquaintances.

Blood Runs Thicker Than Water.
en] Idiom

Blood toil tears and sweat.
en] Phrase

Blood Will Have Blood.
en] Idiom

Blood, sweat and tears.
en] Phrase

Blood, Sweat, and Tears.
en] Idiom

Blood, Toil, Tears, and Sweat.
en] Idiom

Bloody-minded.
en] Phrase

Bloom where you are planted.

Blot on the landscape.
en] Phrase

Blow a raspberry - see raspberry tart.
en] Phrase

Blow a raspberry.
en] Idiom

Blow Away the Cobwebs.
en] Idiom

Blow Hot and Cold.
en] Idiom

Blow Off Steam.
en] Idiom

Blow One's Stack.
en] Idiom

Blow One's Top.
en] Idiom

Blow smoke.
en] Exaggerate or say things that aren't true to make you seem better or more knowledgeable than you are.

Blow Someone a Kiss.
en] Idiom

Blow Someone Off.
en] Idiom

Blow Someone Out of the Water.
en] Idiom

Blow something out of proportion.
en] Make something seem much more significant than it really is.

Blow the Cobwebs Away (or Out of Something).
en] Idiom

Blow the Whistle on Someone.
en] Idiom

Blow the Whistle.
en] Idiom

Blow Up.
en] Idiom

Blow your mind.
en] Phrase

Blow Your Own Trumpet.
en] Idiom

Blow your own trumpet.
en] Phrase

Blow-by-Blow Account.
en] Idiom

Blowhard.
en] Idiom

Blown away.
en] Extremely impressed by something.

Blown Out of Proportion.
en] Idiom

Blown to smithereens.
en] Phrase

Blue are the hills that are far away.

Blue Around the Gills.
en] Idiom

Blue Blood (adj. blue-blooded).
en] Idiom

Blue blood.
en] Phrase

Blue collar, white collar.
en] Idiom

Blue Collar.
en] Idiom

Blue Eyed Boy.
en] Idiom

Blue Light Special.
en] Idiom

Blue moon.
en] An event that does not occur often.

Blue Moon.
en] Idiom

Blue moon.
en] Phrase

Blue plate special.
en] Idiom

Blue-plate special.
en] Phrase

Bluff Your Way Out.
en] Idiom

Boat race.
en] Idiom

Bob?s Your Uncle.
en] Idiom

Bob's Your Uncle.
en] Idiom

Bob's your uncle.
en] Phrase

Bode well.
en] Phrase

Bodice Ripper.
en] Idiom

Bodice ripper.
en] Phrase

Body surfing.
en] Phrase

Bog Something Down.
en] Idiom

Bog standard.
en] Phrase

Boil to the surface.
en] Idiom

Boil to the surface.
en] This expression is usually used to refer to a problem or issue that has existed without being addressed.

Bold as Brass.
en] Idiom

Bold as brass.
en] Phrase

Bolster Something Up.
en] Idiom

Bolt from the blue.
en] Idiom

Bolt from the blue.
en] Phrase

Bolt Out of Somewhere.
en] Idiom

Bombard Someone With Questions.
en] Idiom

Bone Dry.
en] Idiom

Bone dry.
en] Phrase

Bone idle.
en] Phrase

Bone of Contention.
en] Idiom

Bone Up On Something.
en] Idiom

Bone up on.
en] Phrase

Boo Someone Off the Stage.
en] Idiom

Booby prize.
en] Phrase

Booby trap.
en] Phrase

Boogie Down to Somewhere.
en] Idiom

Boogie-woogie.
en] Phrase

Book on Out of Somewhere.
en] Idiom

Books are never out of humour; never envious or jealous, they answer all questions with readiness; . . . they teach us how to live and how to die; they dispel melancholy by their mirth, and amuse by their wit; they prepare the soul to suffer everything and desire nothing; they introduce us to ourselves.
Holbrook Jackson (1874 - 1948)

Boost of Someone Up.
en] Idiom

Boot Someone Out.
en] Idiom

Booze cruise.
en] Phrase

Booze It Up.
en] Idiom

Bore You to Death.
en] Idiom

Born again.
en] Phrase

Born on The Wrong Side of the Blanket.
en] Idiom

Born Out of Wedlock.
en] Idiom

Born with a silver spoon in one's mouth.
en] Phrase

Born within the sound of Bow Bells.
en] Phrase

Borne versus Born.
en] Confusing Words

Borrow Trouble.
en] Idiom

Boss eyed.
en] Phrase

Boss Someone Around.
en] Idiom

Bottle and glass.
en] Idiom

Bottle out.
en] Phrase

Bottle Something Up.
en] Idiom

Bottom drawer.
en] Phrase

Bottom of the Barrel.
en] Idiom

Bottom Out.
en] Idiom

Bottoms Up!
en] Idiom

Bottom-up.
en] Phrase

Bought the farm.
en] Idiom

Bought the farm.
en] Phrase

Bounce Back From Something.
en] Idiom

Bounce Something Around.
en] Idiom

Bound and Determined.
en] Idiom

Bourgeois versus Bourgeoisie.
en] Confusing Words

Bowled a maiden over.
en] Phrase

Box and Cox.
en] Phrase

Boxing Day.
en] Phrase

Boy Toy.
en] Idiom

Boys will be boys.

Boys will be Boys.
en] Idiom

Brabbling currs never want fore ears.

Brag is a good Dog, but Holdfast is a better.

Brahms and Lizst.
en] Idiom

Brainstorm.
en] Idiom

Brand new.
en] Idiom

Brand spanking new.
en] Phrase

Brass monkey weather.
en] Idiom

Brass monkey weather.
en] Phrase

Brass tacks.
en] Idiom

Breach versus Breech.
en] Confusing Words

Bread always falls buttered side down.

Bread always falls buttered side down.
en] Phrase

Bread with eyes, and cheese without eyes. Ita.

Bread-and-Butter Letter.
en] Idiom

Break a Code.
en] Idiom

Break a Habit.
en] Idiom

Break a leg.
en] Idiom

Break a leg.
en] Phrase

Break a leg.
en] To wish someone good luck.

Break a Record.
en] Idiom

Break a Story.
en] Idiom

Break Away From Something.
en] Idiom

Break Bread with Someone.
en] Idiom

Break Out in A Cold Sweat.
en] Idiom

Break the Bank.
en] Idiom

Break the ice.
en] Attempt to become friends with someone.

Break the ice.
en] Idiom

Break the ice.
en] Phrase

Break up/ Split up (With Somebody).
en] Idiom

Break versus Brake.
en] Confusing Words

Breakdown versus Break Down.
en] Confusing Words

Breaking News.
en] Idiom

Breaking Ranks.
en] Idiom

Breaking Wind.
en] Idiom

Breast is best.
en] Idiom

Breath of Fresh Air.
en] Idiom

Breath versus Breathe.
en] Confusing Words

Breathe a Sigh of Relief.
en] Idiom

Breathe down somebody's neck.
en] Watch somebody very closely (often in an annoying way).

Breathe One?s Last Breath.
en] Idiom

Breeding Will Tell.
en] Idiom

Brevity is the soul of wit.

Brevity is the Soul of Wit.
en] Idiom

Bribe Someone into Doing Something.
en] Idiom

Brick and Mortar versus Brick and Morter.
en] Confusing Words

Brick and Mortar.
en] Idiom

Bricks and clicks.
en] Phrase

Bricks and mortar.
en] Idiom

Brief versus Debrief.
en] Confusing Words

Bright and Early.
en] Idiom

Bright idea.
en] Idiom

Bright-Eyed and Bushy-Tailed.
en] Idiom

Brighton Pier.
en] Idiom

Bring Home the Bacon.
en] Idiom

Bring home the bacon.
en] Phrase

Bring something to light.
en] Make something previously unknown become known.

Bring versus Take.
en] Confusing Words

Bring your A game.
en] Idiom

Bringing a Knife to a Gunfight.
en] Idiom

Bringing Up the Rear.
en] Idiom

Broach versus Brooch.
en] Confusing Words

Broad in the beam.
en] Phrase

Broken Heart.
en] Idiom

Bronx cheer.
en] Phrase

Brook no truck with.
en] Phrase

Bros before hoes.

Bros before hos.

Broth versus Stock.
en] Confusing Words

Brought versus Bought.
en] Confusing Words

Brown as a berry.
en] Phrase

Brown bread.
en] Idiom

Brown Noser.
en] Idiom

Brown out.
en] Idiom

Browned off.
en] Phrase

Brownie points.
en] Phrase

Brown-nose and brownnose.
en] Idiom

Brum brum.
en] Idiom

Brummagem screwdriver.
en] Phrase

Brung versus Brought.
en] Confusing Words

Brush Under the Carpet.
en] Idiom

Bubble and squeak.
en] Phrase

Buck Naked versus Butt Naked.
en] Confusing Words

Buck Up!
en] Idiom

Bucket list.
en] Idiom

Bucket list.
en] Phrase

Buckle down.
en] Phrase

Buckle Up.
en] Idiom

Bugger Bognor!.
en] Phrase

Buggins' turn.
en] Phrase

Build a Better Mousetrap.
en] Idiom

Building and marrying of children are great wasters.

Building is a sweet impoverishing.

Buildup versus Build up.
en] Confusing Words

Built Like a Brick Outhouse.
en] Idiom

Bull in a China Shop.
en] Idiom

Bully For You!
en] Idiom

Bully pulpit.
en] Idiom

Bump in the Road.
en] Idiom

Bumper-to-Bumper.
en] Idiom

Bum-rush vs bum's rush.
en] Idiom

Bums on seats.
en] Phrase

Bun in the Oven.
en] Idiom

Bun in the oven.
en] Phrase

Bun in the oven.
en] To be pregnant.

Bundle Up.
en] Idiom

Bunk, bunkum, buncombe.
en] Idiom

Bunny boiler.
en] Phrase

Bunny versus Rabbit.
en] Confusing Words

Burn bridges.
en] Idiom

Burn one's bridges and burn one's boats.
en] Idiom

Burn One's Bridges.
en] Idiom

Burn the Candle at Both Ends.
en] Idiom

Burn the candle at both ends.
en] Phrase

Burn the midnight oil.
en] Idiom

Burn your bridges.
en] Ruin a relationship, resulting in you being unable to return somewhere.

Burning the midnight oil.
en] Phrase

Burnt versus Burned.
en] Confusing Words

Burst Into Flames.
en] Idiom

Burst Into Tears.
en] Idiom

Burst Onto the Scene.
en] Idiom

Burst Out Laughing.
en] Idiom

Burst versus Bursted.
en] Confusing Words

Burst Your Bubble.
en] Idiom

Bursting at the Seams.
en] Idiom

Bury (Hide) One's Head In the Sand.
en] Idiom

Bury the Hatchet.
en] Idiom

Bury the hatchet.
en] Phrase

Bury the hatchet.
en] Stop fighting and become friendly (a hatchet is a small axe).

Bury your head in the sand.
en] (try to) avoid a particular situation by pretending that it doesn't exist.

Bury your head in the sand.
en] Phrase

Buses versus Busses.
en] Confusing Words

Bush League.
en] Idiom

Business as Usual.
en] Idiom

Business before pleasure.

Business Before Pleasure.
en] Idiom

Business is never so healthy as when, like a chicken, it must do a certain amount of scratching for what it gets.
Henry Ford (1863 - 1947)

Businesses planned for service are apt to succeed; businesses planned for profit are apt to fail.
Nicholas Murray Butler (1862 - 1947)

Busman's Holiday (UK).
en] Idiom

Busman's Holiday.
en] Idiom

Bust a move.
en] Idiom

Bust Out Laughing.
en] Idiom

Busted Flush.
en] Idiom

Busy as a bee.
en] Phrase

Busybody.
en] Idiom

But me no buts.

Butter side down.
en] Phrase

Butter Wouldn't Melt in (Someone's).
en] Idiom

Butter wouldn't melt in his mouth.
en] Phrase

Butterfingers.
en] Phrase

Butterflies in My Stomach.
en] Idiom

Buy a lemon.
en] A car that constantly has problems is called a lemon.

Buy a lemon.
en] Idiom

Buy a Pig in a Poke.
en] Idiom

Buy at a market, but sell at home.

Buy Back.
en] Idiom

Buy cheap, buy twice.

Buy it.
en] Believe something.

Buy low, sell high.

Buy Something Out.
en] Idiom

Buy the Next Round.
en] Idiom

Buy Time.
en] Idiom

Buy versus Bye versus By.
en] Confusing Words

Buy when it snows and sell when it goes.

Buy when it snows, sell when it goes.

Buying on Credit.
en] Idiom

Buzz Off.
en] Idiom

By a Hair?s Breadth.
en] Idiom

By a Show of Hands.
en] Idiom

By a Whisker.
en] Idiom

By Accident versus On Accident.
en] Confusing Words

By All Appearances.
en] Idiom

By All Means.
en] Idiom

By all that's good and glorious.

By and by vs. by the by.
en] Idiom

By and Large.
en] Idiom

By and large.
en] Phrase

By Any Stretch of the Imagination.
en] Idiom

By Chance.
en] Idiom

By dint of.
en] Idiom

By dint of.
en] Phrase

By doing nothing we learn to do ill.
la] Nihil agendo male agere discimus.

By failing we spoil the plans of our Creator.

By following the instructions, herein given you can succeed and have health, wealth, and happiness, and be a blessing to thyself and to others.

By gum.
en] Phrase

By hook or by crook.

By Hook or by Crook.
en] Idiom

By hook or by crook.
en] Phrase

By Leaps and Bounds.
en] Idiom

By Mistake.
en] Idiom

By the board.
en] Phrase

By the Book.
en] Idiom

By the book.
en] Phrase

By the By.
en] Idiom

By the short hairs.
en] Phrase

By the Skin of One's Teeth.
en] Idiom

By the skin of your teeth.
en] Idiom

By the skin of your teeth.
en] Phrase

By the skin of your teeth.
en] When you nearly fail, and you only just succeed.

By the Sweat of Your Brow.
en] Idiom

By the time a person has achieved years adequate for choosing a direction, the die is cast and the moment has long since passed which determined the future.
Zelda Fitzgerald (1900 - 1948)

By Virtue of.
en] Idiom

By Word of Mouth.
en] Idiom

By your leave.
en] Phrase

Cabin Fever.
en] Idiom

Cactuses versus Cacti.
en] Confusing Words

Caddie versus Caddy.
en] Confusing Words

Caesar Salad.
en] Phrase

Caesar?s Wife Must Be Above Suspicion.
en] Idiom

Caesar's wife must be above suspicion.

Caesar's wife must be above suspicion..

Cajole Someone into Something.
en] Idiom

Calculated Risk.
en] Idiom

Calendar year.
en] Idiom

Calfs versus Calves.
en] Confusing Words

Call a Meeting to Order.
en] Idiom

Call a Spade a Spade.
en] Idiom

Call a spade a spade.
en] Phrase

Call a spade a spade.
en] This means to speak honestly without hiding your opinions.

Call it a day.
en] An expression said near the end of a day that means "That's enough for today. Let's end and go home".

Call it a day.
en] Idiom

Call it a day.
en] To call it a day means to stop working and start working again the next day.

Call it a night.
en] Go to bed and sleep.

Call It a Night.
en] Idiom

Call it even.
en] Declare debts paid.

Call it quits.
en] Quit or stop an activity.

Call somebody's bluff.
en] Make somebody prove that what he or she is saying is true.

Call someone your lord and he'll sell you in the slave market.

Call the Shots.
en] Idiom

Call the shots.
en] Make the decisions.

Call the Tune.
en] Idiom

Calm before the storm.
en] An unusually quiet period before a period of upheaval (problems, chaos).

Calm before the storm.
en] Idiom

Calvary versus Cavalry.
en] Confusing Words

Camaraderie versus Comradery.
en] Confusing Words

Can of worms vs pandora's box.
en] Idiom

Can of worms.
en] A difficult problem that produces additional problems.

Can versus May.
en] Confusing Words

Can?t cut the mustard.
en] Idiom

Can?t get a word in edgewise.
en] Idiom

Can?t see the forest for the trees.
en] Idiom

Can?t Win for Losing.
en] Idiom

Canary in the coalmine.
en] Idiom

Canceled versus Cancelled.
en] Confusing Words

Candy is Dandy but Liquor is Quicker.
en] Idiom

Cannot live with them, cannot live without them..

Cannot see the forest for the trees.
en] Idiom

Cannot versus Can not.
en] Confusing Words

Canon vs. Cannon.
en] Confusing Words

Can't be overestimated/can't be underestimated.
en] Phrase

Can't Cut The Mustard .
en] Idiom

Can't cut the mustard.
en] Idiom

Can't cut the mustard.
en] When one is unable to perform at a required level.

Can't hold a candle to.
en] Phrase

Can't judge a book by its cover.
en] Idiom

Can't live with 'em, can't live without 'em..

Can't live with them and can't live without them..

Can't live with them, can't live without them..

Can't See the Forest for the Trees.
en] Idiom

Can't see the forest for the trees.
en] To not be able to see the forest for the trees means that the individual can see the small picture.

Can't Swing A Dead Cat In (Place).
en] Idiom

Canteen culture.
en] Idiom

Canteen culture.
en] Phrase

Canterbury pace.
en] Phrase

Capability versus Ability.
en] Confusing Words

Capital versus Capitol.
en] Confusing Words

Cappuccino versus Latte.
en] Confusing Words

Carbo Loading.
en] Idiom

Carbon Copy.
en] Idiom

Carbon footprint.
en] Idiom

Carbon footprint.
en] Phrase

Carbon-copy.
en] Phrase

Card Shark.
en] Idiom

Cardinal Numbers versus Ordinal Numbers.
en] Confusing Words

Card-sharp.
en] Phrase

Care killed the cat..

Careful Not to Do Something.
en] Idiom

Carmel versus Caramel.
en] Confusing Words

Carpe diem cras..

Carpe diem..

Carpe diem.
en] Idiom

Carpe diem.
en] Phrase

Carpetbagger.
en] A carpetbagger is someone who comes to a place or organization with the primary aim of personal gain.

Carpetbagger.
en] Idiom

Carrion crows bewail the dead sheep, and then eat them.

Carrot and stick.
en] A carrot and stick approach creates incentive to make people do things by rewarding them for a good job.

Carrot and stick.
en] Idiom

Carrot-and-Stick (Approach).
en] Idiom

Carry a Torch (for).
en] Idiom

Carry Coals To Newcastle.
en] Idiom

Carry coals to Newcastle.
en] Phrase

Carry Out.
en] Idiom

Carry the Can.
en] Idiom

Carry the Day.
en] Idiom

Carrying coals to Newcastle.

Cart Before the Horse.
en] Idiom

Carte Blanche.
en] Idiom

Carte blanche.
en] Phrase

Carved in Stone.
en] Idiom

Case in Point versus Case and Point.
en] Confusing Words

Case in point.
en] A case in point is a specific example of what you are talking about.

Case in Point.
en] Idiom

Case of Mistaken Identity.
en] Idiom

Case the Joint.
en] Idiom

Cash and Carry.
en] Idiom

Cash cow.
en] A cash cow refers to a business or project that is set up to make solely make large amounts of money.

Cash Cow.
en] Idiom

Cash Flow Problem.
en] Idiom

Cash In One's Chips.
en] Idiom

Cash in your chips.
en] Idiom

Cash in your chips.
en] To cash in your chips means to sell something before the value of it drops.

Cash is King.
en] Idiom

Cash Money.
en] Idiom

Cash on the nail.
en] Phrase

Cash One?s Chips In.
en] Idiom

Cash or Credit.
en] Idiom

Cash-Strapped.
en] Idiom

Cast a clout till May be out.
en] Phrase

Cast a long shadow.
en] Idiom

Cast a long shadow.
en] To cast a long shadow means to wield considerable power or influence over others or events.

Cast a Spell on Someone.
en] Idiom

Cast a wide net.
en] Idiom

Cast Aside.
en] Idiom

Cast Aspersions.
en] Idiom

Cast Doubt on Someone.
en] Idiom

Cast doubt on.
en] Idiom

Cast doubt on.
en] To cast doubt on someone or something means to make them less believable.

Cast Down Your Bucket.
en] Idiom

Cast in the Same Mold.
en] Idiom

Cast iron stomach.
en] Idiom

Cast Off.
en] Idiom

Cast Pearls Before Swine.
en] Idiom

Cast Someone As.
en] Idiom

Cast the First Stone.
en] Idiom

Cast the first stone.
en] Phrase

Cast versus Casted.
en] Confusing Words

Cast Your Bread Upon the Waters.
en] Idiom

Cast Your Vote.
en] Idiom

Castle in the Air.
en] Idiom

Castle in the sky.
en] A daydream, a hope, especially for your life, that's unlikely to come true.

Castles in the air.
en] Idiom

Cat burglar.
en] Idiom

Cat burglar.
en] Phrase

Cat Fight.
en] Idiom

Cat Got Your Tongue.
en] Idiom

Cat got your tongue?.
en] Idiom

Cat got your tongue?.
en] Phrase

Cat on a hot tin roof.
en] Idiom

Cat Out of the Bag.
en] Idiom

Catalog versus Catalogue.
en] Confusing Words

Cat-and-Mouse (adj.).
en] Idiom

Catch 22.
en] Phrase

Catch as Catch Can.
en] Idiom

Catch hell.
en] Idiom

Catch hell.
en] To catch hell is to get in trouble or scolded.

Catch Me Later.
en] Idiom

Catch not a shadow and lose the substance.

Catch on.
en] Understand.

Catch One's Death of Cold.
en] Idiom

Catch Some Rays.
en] Idiom

Catch some z?s.
en] Idiom

Catch some z's.
en] To get some sleep.

Catch somebody's eye.
en] Grab somebody's attention and make him or her look at something.

Catch Someone's Eye.
en] Idiom

Catch the Next Wave.
en] Idiom

Catch Up.
en] Idiom

Catch wind of something.
en] Learn about some news.

Catch-22.
en] A catch-22 is a situation where conflicting rules make the desired outcome impossible.

Catch-22.
en] Idiom

Cat's Cradle.
en] Phrase

Cat's Paw.
en] Idiom

Catsup versus Ketchup.
en] Confusing Words

Catty-corner, kitty-corner.
en] Idiom

Caught between two stools.
en] Idiom

Caught by the short hairs (or short and curlies).
en] Idiom

Caught by the short hairs.
en] Phrase

Caught in a cleft stick.
en] Phrase

Caught in the Act.
en] Idiom

Caught in the Crossfire.
en] Idiom

Caught in the Middle.
en] Idiom

Caught Off Guard.
en] Idiom

Caught Red-Handed.
en] Idiom

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